• HR
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands


Job description

MVRDV is looking for an enthusiastic and service-minded Corporate Recruiter.  In this role, you are the person who supports departments to find the best talents. You will oversee and coordinate all recruitment needs and through your assistance make it as easy as possible for the Studio Directors and other management to find the best talents. 

We receive many applications from all over the world every day. Your job is to make the first selection on hard criteria like education, skills, etc. As a part of our HR team in Rotterdam, you will work closely with the HR manager and business partner to define the recruitment needs. You will ensure a smooth process from job opening to the actual onboarding of a new hire. You will be in contact will all different kinds of people and can make them feel welcome!

This is us

MVRDV is a global operating firm with a team of more than 300 employees, dedicated to innovative architecture and urban design. Founded in 1993, the MVRDV headquarters are based in Rotterdam with subsidiaries in Shanghai, Berlin, Paris, and New York.


  • At least 2 years of work experience in Recruitment or HR.
  • Bachelor's Degree in the field of HR or similar.
  • Have a good command of English. Dutch will be a plus.
  • Experience with ATS Recruitee. Knowledge of Daywize will be a bonus point.
  • Experience in an international environment and knowledge of Dutch immigration regulations  is a plus.
  • Available for at least 32 hours per week.
Personal skills
  • A strong networker and comfortable communicating with others.
  • Service-minded, proactive, structured, and accurate.
  • Good understanding of HR integrity codes.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and set the right priorities.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Searching, selecting and building a strong talent pool.
  • Responsible for the full recruitment cycle and all associated tasks.
  • Creating attractive and inclusive job advertisements and posting them on the MVRDV website and job boards.
  • Making job offers and leading salary negotiations.
  • Continuous optimization of various recruitment and onboarding processes.
  • In charge of recruiting and supervising the interns during their Internship.
  • Contact person for branch related career fairs, universities, and recruitment agencies.
  • Be the advisor between the studios and the point of contact for all candidates and with key stakeholders

What we offer

Beyond the opportunity to work within a globally and ambitious company, here are a few benefits that we offer:

  • An exciting, inspiring and international working environment
  • Competitive salary, considering your skills and personal value for the organization. The salary is determined by the collective agreement for staff employed in architecture (Architecten CAO)
  • Personal development budget.
  • Travel allowance for your home-office commutes.
  • You automatically take part of the Architects Pension scheme when working for MVRDV.
  • 30 paid holiday days based on full-time employment of 40 working hours per week.
  • Regular excursions, parties and corporate activities such as sports.
  • A healthy lunch in our office.
  • We contribute to your sports subscription at OneFit.
  • A great office location in the center of Rotterdam near the train station.

We’d love for you to join us!

MVRDV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treat all employees and applicants equally, regardless of gender or marital status, color, nationality or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, sexual orientation, disability or age.


Please reach out to us if you are interested after reading this vacancy and you want to learn more about this position, the team or our organization. Apply and/or leave your contact details if you want to explore the potential opportunities!

How to apply

Please fill in the online form and upload your motivation letter, CV and portfolio preferably as a PDF no larger than 5MB. If you do not fill in the application form, we cannot consider your application.